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Why Do You Get A Brown Discharge
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
Poss.: R/o infection but can be normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
What does it mean when I have a thick brown discharge and you missed your period, could i be pregnant?
Likely normal: You are just passing old blood. This is common and very unlikely to be of any concern. However, if continuing then speak with your md about it. ...Read more
That is actually: A smart idea - at least on days when it is heavier. ...Read more
How do I know if I have an vaginal discharged or do you know what i got. I am sexually active. My underwear sometimes is wet and i see white stuff coming out.
All : All women have vaginal secretions. It is normal to have clear or white secretions that do not have an odor. If you have pain, irritation, buring with urination, malodorous secretions, different colored discharge - that could be more of a cause for concern. Ok, with that said - if you are sexually active and you are not using protection that is a problem. If your partner has a sexually transmitted disease it could be spread to you. Some std's are "silent" which means you may not know you have the std. Your health is precious - be careful with it. ...Read more
Vaginosis: It's likely a bacterial infection commonly known as bacterial vaginosis. It is commonly improved via a drug Metronidazole 500mg 2x per day. Stay away from thongs if u wear them. Good luck, you could try a vinegar douch but go gentle as to not force bacteria into the uterus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes; possibly: A brown discharge represents old blood. This old blood could be associated with irregular period; pregnancy; the normal beginning to a period and sometimes an infection. I would not use the color of any discharge as a gauge to whether or not you are pregnant. Check a pregnancy test or follow-up with your gyn to investigate further the cause of why you have a brown discharge. ...Read more
Causes: : In women, the tube that drains from the bladder to the outside is very short, just a couple of cm long, and there are a lot of potentially pathogenic bacteria that 'live' nearby (from the rectum, sometimes the vagina) - that have only a short distance to travel in order to get into the bladder and start to proliferate. Intercourse can sometimes cause bact to be pushed towards urethra. Vag dis: oth. ...Read more
Needs testing: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more
That depends on D/C.: Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (D/C). D/C is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions & bacteria & is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow & ^ estrogen. D/C ^ is seen w ovulation (Clear & like uncooked egg whites), Clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.& pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick & white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an ...Read more
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